Tuesday, March 19, 2013
There will be no a.m. or p.m. half-day preschool or half-day kindergarten.
There will be a two-hour delayed opening for Canton schools today, Tuesday, March 19, due to the winter weather. A bulletin alerting parents and studentswas posted on the Canton Public Schools website Tuesday morning. There will be no a.m. or p.m. half-day pre-school or half-day kindergarten, as well.
The worst of the weather is expected to hit during the morning commute, according to forecasts.
It will be one messy commute for residents in Canton Tuesday morning. Anywhere from 2-4 inches will fall in Canton, according to WHDH Weather, with some areas west receiving anywhere from 4-8 inches. Snow is expected to mix with sleet and rain inland by midday. A winter storm warning was put into effect for Western Norfolk County from 2 p.m. Monday p.m. through 11 a.m. Tuesday. Meanwhile, a winter storm advisory was put into effect for Eastern Norfolk County through 8 p.m. Tuesday, according to WHDH. The good news? Tuesday's storm isn't classified as any of the following, according to WHDH Chief Meteorologist Pete Bouchard: a nor'easter, a blockbuster storm (which indicates more than one foot of snow), a coastal flooding event, a storm …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Anywhere from 3-5 inches of snow could fall in the area; a Winter Storm Watch is now in effect.
Another winter storm is headed Canton's way. Unlike the blizzard of 2013, though, this incoming storm is expected to bring only upwards of 3-5 inches of the white stuff. This storm will comprise a mix of wind, rain wet snow, the accumulations of which will take place mostly along and outside I-95 Thursday, according to WHDH. Moreover, it will take some time to reach the predicted snow accumulation, WHDH Meteorologist Jeremy Reiner wrote in his blog Wednesday: Tomorrow and into early Friday morning will be the brunt of the storm but I have to tell you---it won't behave like a classic winter storm where we get slammed with snow for 6-8 hours then we're done. It will be a slow, drawn out storm where it snows lightly (sometimes steadily) for …
Sunday, February 10, 2013
A look back at the complete storm coverage in Canton during the blizzard this past weekend.
Now that the Blizzard of 2013 has wound down, we wanted to give you a one-stop place where you can get all the coverage of the storm in Canton during the last several days. Get everything from our storm information center to the transcript of our live chat during the storm, and updates on Gov. Deval Patrick's travel ban during the storm. Here's the roundup of coverage from the blizzard: PHOTOS: The Blizzard of 2013 Canton Storm Center: Tracking the New England Blizzard Transcript: Blizzard of '13 Live Chat What Do You Think About Gov. Patrick’s Travel Ban? MAP: How Much Snow Has Fallen in Canton? Forecast Update: When Will the Blizzard End? TELL US: Did You Lose Power? Share Your Photos: How Much Snow Do You Have? Blizzard Snapshot: …
Whether you measured snowfall totals through the use of lawn ornaments or yard sticks, we want to see your best Blizzard of 2013 photos!
Light, fluffy snow on rooftops can act as a sponge for rain, which is in the forecast for Monday. The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency offers these tips.
With rain in Canton's forecast for Monday, the Blizzard of '13 may not be finished wreaking havoc in Massachusetts. While temperatures dropped overnight on Friday resulting in light, fluffy snow, he Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) warns that fluffy snow piled high on roofs can act as a sponge, absorbing rain and adding additional stress to structures. Relatively flat roofs are particularly vulnerable, MEMA says. In other cases, roof ice dams have formed causing water build-up, leading to interior damage. These conditions can accelerate the snowmelt. To minimize the risk of over-stressing a building roof due to accumulated or drifting snow: Information from a release by the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) …
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Your place for emergency contact information, safety tips and more in Canton.
Be sure to check the Patch Live Blog during the blizzard this weekend! In what could be the biggest snow storm New England has seen in more than two years, Canton could be among the communities in Massachusetts to see nearly two feet of the white stuff this weekend. With the lastest forecast, the National Weather Service has issued a blizzard watch for most of eastern Massachusetts including Canton, calling it a "potential historic winter storm". Residents can expect the potential of snow falling at 3-to-4 inches per hour and wind gusts of more thsan 20 miles per hour. Cancellations & Updates The Catholic faithful are reminded to exercise prudence this weekend as they seek to fulfill their Sunday Mass obligation. Weather forecasts …
Find out when the snow will finally dwindle down.
There's no doubt much of the state saw blizzard-like conditions throughout the day Friday, prompting several cancellations and leading Gov. Deval Patrick to ban vehicles from the roadways as of 4 p.m. Friday afternoon. So when will the storm end? White-out conditions are expected to continue into the early morning hours on Saturday, according to the WHDH forecast. "Winds will gust near hurricane force (74 mph or better) at times along the coast as the storm rounds Nantucket and heads east," WHDH/7NEWS Chief Meteorologist Pete Bouchard wrote in his blog Friday Snow is expected to slowly taper off to flurries by mid-to-late afternoon, according to WHDH's forecast Friday night. Temperatures will hover around 20-25 degrees. Storm totals …
Friday, February 8, 2013
Stay ahead of the storm and get all your emergency contact information, weather safety tips and updates to cancellations and closings in Canton this weekend through the snow storm.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Between 12 and 24 inches of snow accumulation is expected, beginning Friday morning.
As of Wednesday afternoon, the National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Watch for Canton and the rest of Massachusetts effective from Friday morning through Saturday afternoon. According to NWS, heavy snow will impact much of eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island, with accumulation of 12 to 24 inches with the potential for blizzard conditions. Light snow is expected to begin by Friday morning and increase in intensity throughout the day with the heaviest snowfall occurring Friday night into Saturday morning. Snowfall rates of 2 to 3 inches per hour are possible during that time. Residents should be aware that travel will be dangerous and may become nearly impossible due to blowing and drifting snow, 25 to 25 mph winds with gusts up…